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Boilermaker 2014 Runner With Flag
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Cheering The Runners On Boilermaker Sunday [PHOTOS]

On Boilermaker Sunday, our 96.1 WODZ morning man Keith James and I set up the station van at the corner of Kellogg Ave. and Whitesboro Street around 6:00 a.m. to get ready for the runners. At our location, the finish line was about a mile away, so we made sure we pumped out some running music and cheered on the runners in that last leg of the race.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Rakhine Water Festival in Utica–Zach’s Weekly Snaps [PHOTOS]

The Rakhine community of Utica held a traditional Water Festival called Thingyan at Hanna Park. Many came out to enjoy the singing, dancing, food, and of course, the water.

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Jeff Monaski, WIBX
Jeff Monaski, WIBX
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Severe Weather Concerns For Boilermaker 2014 – Officials Address Severe Weather Concerns Ahead Of Race

UPDATE SUNDAY 5AM: The race has happened. Check out our complete coverage and race results.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Boilermaker 2014: LIVE Photos, Video of the Winners in Each Race

Here's photos, video, and results of the 2014 Boilermaker Road Race.

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Photo Credit: Bill Keeler
Photo Credit: Bill Keeler
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Portion Of Route 5S Closed Following Fatal Accident [PHOTOS]

Route 5S from the Village of Ilion to Board Street in Mohawk is closed.

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E-ZPass/Getty Images
E-ZPass/Getty Images
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WARNING: NYS Thruway E-ZPass Scam

The NYS Thruway Authority is warning of an e-mail scam, targeting E-ZPass customers. The email attempts to collect unpaid tolls.

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Zach Talarico
Zach Talarico
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2 More Tornadoes Confirmed in Oneida County [VIDEO]

Madison County wasn't the only place a tornado touched down. The National Weather Service is now confirming two more hit in Oneida County.

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Steven Henry/Getty Images
Steven Henry/Getty Images
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Governor Cuomo Tours Tornado Damage in Madison County

Governor Andrew Cuomo toured Smithfield, New York, where a tornado killed four people and caused significant damage.

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downed tree
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Storms Hit Hard In Central New York [PHOTOS]

Last night's violent thunderstorms took their toll on central New York, downing limbs and causing power outages. Our thoughts and prayers go out to families who lost loved ones in the tornado that hit Madison County and those who sustained major damage. Fortunately, my neighborhood in New Hartford didn't get hit too hard.

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How To Get The Latest Information During Power Outages

Hundreds of people around Central New York remain without power after severe thunderstorms Tuesday.  This may be putting the cart after the horse, but here are some tips on getting the latest information on power outages and weather conditions.

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Justin K. Aller/Getty Images
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Utica Comets 2014-2015 Schedule

The Utica Comets are gearing up for their 2014-2015 season! Are you ready to cheer on Utica's hockey team? Here's this seasons schedule:

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Brandon Roth
Brandon Roth
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UPDATE: Tornado Kills Four in Madison County [PHOTOS]

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF2 tornado with wind speeds of 100-125 mph touched down in Smithfield, New York where four people were killed.

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